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Iroquois History and Legends Podcast

You are all invited to come, learn and explore the rich history of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee or The Iroquois Confederacy.
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Nov 29, 2017

Forty-one members of the Oneida Nation traveled to Valley Forge, PA in the Spring of 1778. General George Washington greeted each individual in person and warmly. The warriors went on to assist the Marquis de Lafayette at the Battle of Barren Hill and Polly Cooper an Oneida woman brings her experience as a cook and...

Nov 6, 2017

Following the American-Oneida victory at Fort Stanwix rifts grow deeper within the Six Nations.  Over three-hundred members of the Haudenosaunee gather at Albany for a Conference.  Just as it finishes however word arrives that Burgoyne's British army has crossed the Hudson River at Saratoga.

Oct 12, 2017

British General Barry St. Ledger begins the siege of Fort Stanwix August 3, 1777.  American General Herkimer is on his way to help.  Joining him are a group of Oneida led by Two-Kettles-Together (Tyonajanegen) and her husband Han Yerry (Tewahangarahken).

Oct 12, 2017

General John Burgoyne and Barry St. Ledger prepare to invade modern New York State from two different directions in 1777.  Burgoyne will attack Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain while St. Ledger and Joseph Brant strike the Americans at Fort Stanwix in the heart of Iroquoia.

Oct 4, 2017

With War in North America again imminent how will this Six Nations decide which side to take.  This week we look at Akiatonharonkwen (Joseph Lewis Cook), Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) and Guyasuta and how they dealt with the gathering storm.